Wednesday’s Scoreboard

PREP FOOTBALL Friday’s Games Blanchard Valley Conference Cory-Rawson at Arlington Leipsic at Hopewell-Loudon Liberty-Benton at Van Buren McComb at Arcadia Pandora-Gilboa at North Baltimore Riverdale at Vanlue Three Rivers Athletic Conference Fremont Ross at Findlay Lima...

Firsthand views of addiction offered at Owens presentation

By KATHRYNE RUBRIGHT STAFF WRITER In 2013, Anna VanWormer spent 18 hours at her mother’s hospital bedside as the older woman died from a heroin overdose. The ambulance that brought her mother to the hospital took 23 minutes to arrive. During that time, she was unconscious,...

Architectural firms address Arcadia school board about addition

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARCADIA — Two competing architectural firms on Tuesday stated their credentials for designing an addition to the Arcadia school building. The Arcadia school board wants to add classrooms, while replacing 30-year-old “temporary”...

County landfill getting more waste this year

Hancock County commissioners on Tuesday approved an additional appropriation of $325,000 to the county landfill as a result of revenue generated by additional tons of waste dumped this year. Steve Wilson, sanitary engineer at the landfill, said about 125,000 tons of material are...

Findlay High Roundup: FHS tennis gets first TRAC win

TOLEDO — Junior Lauren Spaeth saved three match points to force a third-set tiebreaker, then dominated Toledo Whitmer’s Amy Kimura 7-1 in the tiebreaker Tuesday to win 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (1) at No. 3 singles to highlight the Findlay High girls tennis team’s 5-0...

Letter to the Editor 09-13-17

ARTS, EDUCATION HAVE CONNECTION As students begin their school years and we approach the fall in our community, it is important for us to remember the impact of education in our homes, schools, and our community. For decades, research has shown that when students participate in...

Park district board OKs base pay increases

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER Hancock Park District commissioners took the first step Tuesday to provide annual employee wage increases when they approved a recommendation from Director Gary Pruitt. Pruitt suggested a 3 percent base pay increase for four full-time exempt positions...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A France Street fellow was accused Monday of presenting a bad check to All Star Plumbing, 1016 N. Blanchard St. Domestic disharmony was noted at a...

Program planned on broom making

Broom making will be featured at the McKinnis House in Litzenberg Memorial Woods and farm park during an open house from 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Brooms will be available for purchase. There will also be fall recipes available, including pumpkin soup, with cooking and baking...

BVS Fall Fest set Saturday

Friends of BVS will host Fall Fest from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Blanchard Valley School. The “sensory friendly” event includes pumpkin painting, face painting, a photo booth, train rides, carnival games, a sensory station and food sales. The event is free and open to...